The Arabian Gulf countries are filled with souqs, but not all the souqs are authentic or beautiful.
Souq Waqif in Doha can claim to be historic, authentic, and totally entertaining.
Doha, Qatar, is in the process of transforming itself from a quiet town of pearl divers to one of the most important cities in the Gulf region.
And of the many things to see and do is visiting Souq Waqif, a dynamic public space that covers about four blocks at the heart of the city close to the Doha Corniche.
Souq generally provides a sense of the past and Arab authenticity.
These souqs are usually old in form and appearance and suggests that locals come here by camel to sell wood, coal, sheep, spice, gold, dates, and camel milk etc.
We have here compiled some vibrant and beautiful souqs in the Arab World.
Click next to see images of the these souqs you may want to visit